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Island in the sun

Author: Darryl Francis ZanuckAlfred HayesRobert RossenJames MasonJoan FontaineAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005, ©1957.
Series: Cinema classics collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Alec Waugh; Alec Waugh
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Darryl Francis Zanuck; Alfred Hayes; Robert Rossen; James Mason; Joan Fontaine; Dorothy Dandridge; Joan Collins; Michael Rennie; Harry Belafonte; Alec Waugh; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Darryl F. Zanuck Productions.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; Fox Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 63145961
Language Note: Closed captioned; audio in English 4.0 surround, Spanish or French mono; optional subtitles in English French or Spanish.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957.
Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh.
Special features: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A & E Network; original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, F.A. Young; film editor, Reginald Beck; music, Malcolm Arnold.
Performer(s): Cast: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, Harry Belafonte.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono.
Series Title: Cinema classics collection.
Other Titles: Island in the sun (Motion picture)
Responsibility: 20th Century-Fox by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. presents a CinemaScope production ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen.

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Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman.

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